Brooks School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative Math teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The mission of Brooks School is to provide the most meaningful educational experience to our students. At Brooks, we recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status and other protected status. We strive to be a place where a diverse group of faculty and staff want to learn, grow, and do their best work in an effort to support all aspects of a Brooks student’s life, both in and out of the classroom. Our school thrives because of their hard work, initiative, dedication and compassion.
The successful candidate will:
Possess a growth mindset in considering current pedagogical best practices and an understanding of adolescent development
Use technology as a vehicle to enhance instruction and student learning.
Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices that adjusts to meet varying student needs
Implement best learning practices and keep updated with developments in the subject area, teaching resources and methods by engaging in conferences and other professional growth opportunities.
Work collaboratively with the members of the department to develop courses that are consistent and coordinated across the four-year mathematics curriculum.
Commit to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom
Possess a sense of humor with patience and empathy for adolescents
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and achievement.
Work independently with a strong work ethic.
Teaching 4 sections of math, which may include introductory and advanced Math classes
Advising 4-6 students (beginning year 2)
Serve as dorm parent with related duties
Coach or the equivalent of two seasons in the afternoon program
Innovative teaching practices that balance the development of procedural skills, conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas, appropriate use of technology, and opportunities for critical thinking and problem solving.
Knowledge of relevant technology to improve instruction and student achievement
Experience with or interest in problem based-learning pedagogy helpful but not required
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department